Honors Program

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Economics Department Honors

To graduate with Economics Department honors student must:

  • Earn an overall GPA of 3.2
  • Earn a GPA of 3.5 for all upper division economics courses
  • Complete a supervised honors thesis
    The prerequisite for enrollment in the honors thesis section of ECON 180 (Independent Studies) is completion of 100W.

Meet with the Economics Honors Programs Director well in advance for guidelines in submitting your proposal.

Matthew Holian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor In Economics
matthew.holian@sjsu.edu  |  408-924-1371  |  DMH 131

President's and Dean's Scholars

Undergraduates who have earned a 3.65 or 4.0 at SJSU for two contiguous semesters of the three semesters prior to the Honors Convocation will qualify. Learn more about President's and Dean's Scholars.